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After the new defeat of FC Barcelona against Atlético de Madrid (0-2), Ronald Koeman spoke about his situation and the support given to him by Joan Laporta before the meeting.
While his departure has been evoked with insistence by the Spanish press for several days, Ronald Koeman received unexpected support from Joan Laporta ahead of theAtlético de Madrid this Saturday. ” I must also say, after talking with him, that we believe in this team, especially since we will recover all our injured players. We will come back in force and become more competitive. He believes in the team and he’s really into Barça. He deserves to be trusted and we all deserve it, launched the president of FC Barcelona. We haven’t been here for very long. Despite the results, Ronald Koeman will continue to coach Barça. He is under contract and we hope that we will find the path to victory, that we will play as we want. And I know he will do everything in his power to make it happen. I ask the fans to trust the coach. He deserves it. »A strong message which solidifies the Dutchman’s position among Blaugrana, especially after the club’s new setback against Mattresses. Asked at the end of the match, Ronald Koeman welcomes the public statement of Joan Laporta and shows his confidence for the future.
“I asked for clarity because it is important for the confidence of the coach”
« It was good because there was no clarity in that sense, yesterday we spoke on the phone and this morning (Saturday) we talked about the team and the club. Regarding my case, I asked for clarity because it is important for the confidence of the coach. It is important for the dressing room to know what is there, the president made this decision and made everyone understand what it is, but I know we are Barca and we have to win games . This pressure always exists in a coach, regardless of his level. We exchanged well, the president spoke to his people and made this decision “, told Koeman at the microphone of Movistar, in comments relayed by Sport.